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shootings -- several shootings, including 10 in the d.c. area. the case is unforgettable for those of us living in the area at the time. the evidence has been locked away for years and eventually, some will be on display at a new downtown museum opening in 2015. beth parker got a look. >> reporter: three weeks of terror. while some would rather forget about the shooting in a maryland suburb, they're working to keep the memory alive. >> this is the fairly well- known tarot card. >> reporter: that was left at the scene of the shooting at benjamin tasker school in prince georges county. >> for you, mr. police, code, call me god. don't release to the press. >> reporter: the handwriting connected lee malvo to multiple scenes. they online from the prince -- on loan from the prince william police department and it will be going to the museum going built -- that is gettingibility. >> for a museum, it's a big piece. >> they wearing gloves preserve the artifacts. we want to show you around the car a bit, as you may recall. the seat of the car lifts so that they were able to crawl into the trunk an
with and you lose this concept of due process. that is something that should worry all of us. >> reporter: for 10 victims, eight of whom are known and testified at trial, the virtual life sentence brings a measure of closure and justice. >> they're relieved that there -- jerry's going to prison the rest of his life and can't harm anymore children. >> the judge said to the victims directly looking down at them that he admired their courage for coming forward and shouldn't see themselves as victims but as people who had the courage to come forward. >> reporter: f jurors who convicted him, two were on hand for the sentenceing, a small measure of pride for having done their duty. >> we did what we had to do and made the right decision. he's put away and children in this area are safe. it's all good, you know. >> you feel good about your role in this? >> yes. >> reporter: coming up at the bottom of the hour, we'll take you live to pennsylvania for more insight into the sentenceing today and that is coming your way at 5:30. >>> another big story. former d.c. council chairman kwame brown has an
disagreed on foreign policy. expect that to reignite tonight, particularly on the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, afghanistan, iran's nuclear ambitions and the rise of china, the economy is expected to surpass the u.s. in the next decade. >> he will project standing with the allies like israel, it's not overruling generals and having to politicize the withdrawal schedule -- those types of things that mitt romney and president obama -- [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: hours before, the obama campaign highlighted the foreign policy successes. >> i think president obama should be resolute and repeatedly as he has before, that he is a commander in chief, that he is a president who has restored america's diplomatic reputation and our ties and relationships around the world. >> reporter: there will be six 15-minute segments this evening and no opening statements. back to you. >> craig bosswell, thank you. >>> early voting starts today in d.c. expect to receive a voter guide in the mail some time soon. to vote g to one judiciary square on fourth street in northwest between 8:30 in
at your forecast. stay with us.  i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. christie: i i do the laundry, i pay the bills,  i make sure my kids are fed and rested and healthy. female vo: moms like christie would be stretched even more under mitt romney. to fund his tax cuts for millionaires, romney could take away middle class deductions for child care, home mortgages, and college tuition. christie: mitt romney, he's so focused on big business and tax cuts for the wealthy... it seems like his answers to middle-class america are just...tough...tough luck. [ mitt romney ] there are 47% of the people who will vote for the president no matter what... who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it... and they will vote for this president no matter what... and so my job is not to worry about those people. i'll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for
a good season, up. i respect that and i still think strauss bug should have pitched a game for us, though. >> it was a natidue. but the it. teams didn't. >> i heard a couple of boos but to number this position is fantastic. this team deserves everything. i hope it turns earn. >> and hopefully tomorrow they will come back. >> and, you know, the first game here, home game and post season. i wish it was a different outcome. >> what happened to the natit, de? >> i'm still here. >> i'm disappointed. >> and this is my first game. >> the natitud ivanished. >> it's done. >> and maybe something comes through. >> and everyone coming in the ball park got a towel and everyone was trying them out and seeing how they worked. i talked to a number and talked about how they would look as they twirled them around and there was fun in the park. >> 79 years since play-off baseball has been in this town. we saw people leaving the stadium. >> yeah. >> in the sixth inning and there were grumbling of fans. >> there was. >> and people, there were accusations that councilman jack evans left in the seventh inning
with this. >> fafis is from bangladesh. the father said his son went to the u.s. to study business in college. now, some lawmakers are saying it was just too easy for him to get a student visa. nafis is charged with attempting to use a weapons of mass destruction and at the same timing to provide material to al qaeda. >>> the trial of two prince georges county police officers accused of assaulting a university of maryland student during an offcampus civil disturbance nearly ended in a mistrial today? paul wagner is live outside of the courthouse in upper marlboro. this is a twistna thano one expected, right? >> reporter: no -- a twist that no one expected, right? >> reporter: no, will. none of this, none of what i am about to tell you was said in open court or on the record, and the jury knows nothing about this. this is what we understand from a law enforcement source happened after lunch today. there were a number of meetings between the prosecution, the defense, and the judge. the reason being, a local reporter decided to look into the background of judge beverly woodard and dis
on the long journey tonight. >> and round two, the presidential debates is almost upon us. they face off tomorrow in new york. we'll have a live update from hofstra university as we continue here at 5:00.  [ female announcer ] as you're making your decision... maybe you're wondering what to believe about mitt romney. well, when it comes to protecting your access to birth control... and the basic women's health care services planned parenthood provides... one thing we must remember, is this: i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. [ female announcer ] he'll cut it off. cut us off. planned parenthood. we're going to get rid of that. [ female announcer ] women need to know the real mitt romney. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approve this message. we've got 23 million people out of work or stopped looking for work. they're suffering in this country. the president would prefer raising taxes. the problem with raising taxes is that it slows down the rate of growth. i'm not going to raise taxes on anyone, because when the economy's growing slow like this, when we're in recession y
to terrorize a local mall at lunch. >> engineer who has worked at major u.s. corporations. on his facebook page, he waited with -- graduated with a latch lor of science degree from georgia state and lived in staten island, new york, and here in the d.c. area. the judge here in alexandrea this afternoon, ordering him held in jail until his next court date. on monday, brian. >>> developing in prince william county tonight, three women attacked at gun point. one sexually assaulted. that happened last night in the dunphry area. police are on the hunt for an armed man. fox 5s maureen umeh is in the newsroom with more. good evening. >> reporter: good evening, will. they thought they had safety in numbers but the suspect was not deterred. he was able to get one of the women away from the group and sexually sexual assaulted her. this is a computer-generated composite sketch of the suspect. his face is partially concealed but the police hope someone will recognize him. police say the attack happened last night around 10 along fuller heights road near the intersection of mockbird heights road in the dunp
outside of the fairmont heights restaurant last weekend. paul wagner joins us with a closer look at this, paul. >> reporter: he was so upset over what happened on sheriff road last saturday afternoon, he wasted no time in hiring a lawyer and hittings version of events into a civil suit during his encounter with police. an encounter with two different versions. richard merit said he stopped by the ebony inn before picking up food and driving home to watch the son play football on tv. as he was standing outside talking with friends, two county police officers rolled up in marked cruisers and ordered everyone on the ground. >> when one officer approached, i identified myself as an officer and that i was armed. at the time he was on the phone, he attempted to snap the phone from my hand. i put the phone away so he could not snatch it and he then pushed me. after he pushed me, i turned to him and said i told you i'm an officer and i'm armed and if you hurt me, i will sue you. >> reporter: the officers grabbed him and tried to put him on the ground. >> they jumped on my back and punched me sev
and other spit ofs tonight told us the quickest way to deal with the problem is to deal with it manually. >> after a two-year, $34 million overhaul. >>> tonight, big questions over what last night's presidential debate will actually mean for the race. mitt romney getting positive reviews and will that translate into votes? some say president obama had an off night. tom fitzgerald is tracking all of the reaction. fitz, the president himself came out swinging today? >> reporter: he did, will. the president took on the role of the spin master in chief. speaking in colorado, he mocked mitt romney's policies, challenged his facts and pointed out differences between what mitt romney said last night and during the campaign. the problem, though, is that a much smaller group of people saw the president's appearance today than the 50 million who watched last night as mitt romney gave the political performance of his life. >> reporter: fresh off of what many supporters viewed as a disappointing debate, president obama is trying to hit reset. >> when i got on to the stage, i met this very spirited f
that harrison and baker never reported the use of force against john mckenna that night, against the general orders of the police department. two of the officers who arrested john mckenna in the minutes after he was struck by a shield and riot baton testified for the prosecution today. he told the court that he didn't hear the striking officers, baker and harrison, make any commands or a command to show his hands or get on the ground before pushing him up against the wall. another officer, sergeant mckinney told the court, he got a phone call from baker after this video was made public. mckinney said baker apologized to him saying it was re-- he was remorseful, not happy or proud o. cross-examination, mckinney asked him what baker was sorry for. >> he said he was sorry mckinney and others were being investigated by internal affairs. a third officer, internal affairs lieutenant charles wallsel to the court when he questioned james harrison on the left leaving court and showed him the video, harrison said he was only a witness and not one of the striking officers. the next day, hair concalled
us the chance to get the 5:00 update into the system and get it correct and first i want to start with a satellite here because it gives you an idea of a couple of things, sandy has really been taking a little bit of a hit today with dry air, the wind shear, those strong winds aloft continue to beat at this storm so the weakening continues and i guess in the short term, that's the good news here, we certainly don't want her to be getting any stronger and again, the satellite picture in the -- basically the newest numbers coming in now from the national hurricane center, they don't change much here, basically this is the same in terms of intensity, maximum sustained winds right now, 75 miles per hour, so technically still hurricane sandy, movement is to the north and it really has slowed down, 7 miles per hour in the barometric pressure has been holding steady. as we take this out into time, there has been a change, probably as early as tonight, it weakens to a tropical storm. you can see there it goes through a weakening cycle but still forecast to ramp back up to a minimal hurric
survive -- six-day-old cub didn't survive. karen gray houston has more of for us. >> reporter: it's been three weeks and the full examination, is in. they know he died of liver disease that coepsided with a lack of oxygen. mei-xian was romping in her outdoor play pen resting and sunning herself as zoo officials and animals -- zoo officials gather to discuss the news. >> the pattern of cell death shows lack of oxygen. >> not enough oxygen getting to the liver, they said, because the lungs were not fully sure. can't say for sure but the cub may have been premature. mom seems to be getting back to normal. >> she started eating at about 80% of her bamboo. >> reporter: she lost weight, down to 220-pounds from 240. but her birthing history, five failed pregnancies, the birth of tai xian in 2005 and followed by the death of the latest female cub has given zoo officials pause for reflection. >> there is no decision about the future of mei and tian, whether they will leave or remain. >> reporter: but, according to 9 existing five-year agreement, there is a possibility of a slot with one or
't look good on this tape and i want to hear from the officer. >> reporter: the video has no useful audio and recorded only parts of the encounter, both of those observations are true and he pointed out that no one filed a complaint about the police misconduct, the man being detained or a videographer. upon seeing the video we supplied, internal affairs in the montgomery lice department opened an inquiry. at this point, all of the officers at the scene of that incident remain on full duty. will? >> that appeared to be troubling video. sean henrehan in the newsroom, thank you. >>> a developing story in don's town. a bicyclist hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after being hit by the school bus. it happened on doppler's up to road near bellyville road. the bus driver suffered minor injuries. we're told that students were on board the bus when it happened and were not hurt. investigators are on the scene still trying to piece together what happened. >>> a woman accused of leading police on achase through two states then trying to hit a security officer with her car outside of walter
are flooded. limited subway service will resume tomorrow. buses will be used to make up for the lack of trains running between manhattan and brooklyn. meantime, two of new york's three major airports are back open today. the flights resuming slowly at jfk and newark. laguardia, though, still closed and this ivideo of trucks pumping water from the runways at laguardia. the airport officials are not sure when it will reopen. by the way, if you're flying through the area tonight or tomorrow, it's probably a good idea to check with your airline before you head to the airport. >>> wall street is back in business today. the new york stock exchange reopened. you may remember trading closed for two days because of sandy. the nasdaq resumed operations and this is the first time in 27 years that the exchange is closed for two days because of bad weather. >>> the storm might be over but sandy's impact on new york and new jersey will be felt for some time now and scenes like this are playing out all over staten island where the national guard is making air rescues. in hopeecken, new jersey, troops are --
. a tanker truck was leaking propane. it was on westbound u.s. 50 just prior to the bay bridge. and at that time, the westbound lanes were closed and emergency officials also closed the eastbound travel lanes to maintain a radius of safety around that vehicle. >> do we know what caused the leak? >> caller: at this point, police will -- and emergency officials will be going over the tanker vehicle and investigating it. at this time though we don't have answers as to why it was leaking. >> so any idea how long the other lanes will be shut down? i imagine well into the evening commute. >> caller: at this point, exactly. we do not have an estimate for reopening those lanes westbound. there obviously does need to be hazardous material clean-up in that area. and the maryland department of the environment you know has been on the scene along with a host of emergency crews and officials. the actual vehicle has been removed. the leak has stopped. but that's why we were able to reopen the eastbound lanes but there still does need to be some clean-up. we really do appreciate drivers' pati
strategist gary nordlinger from george washington school join us. thank you for being here. >> good afternoon. >> the fact that the unemployment rate fell below 8% the first time since the president took office should give them a boost. is it enough to help erase the lackluster performance in the debate? >> i don't know if it's enough to equal out the debate. the point is that it's good news for them and for the first time since january of 2009, unemployment dropped below 8% and that is great and upexpected news for the president. >> mitt romney called this insignificant. do you think that is a fair assessment of this or is this politics? >> reporter: the president's not responsible for the unemployment rate. what he's responsible for, i think s wasting three or $4 trillion, $3.5 trillion getting nothing for it. i think romney's point, you know, the stimulus spent a trillion, 80% of it wasted in paying down state debt. really no bang first buck at all. what obama has done is put the country in debt. no president is responsible for a recession. no president -- . >> jack, to be fair s it the pr
yes, lost power for four hours, thanks to smeco for restoring us so fast. sarah wrote we only lost power for four hours. dominion hour rocked it. >> ed nitro posted live in upper marlboro, lights flicked once but never lost power. bge is awesome. >> lori wrote novak had us back up in less than 45 minutes. they rock. katie posted i'm in frederick and potomac edison. we lost power overnight for about eight hours. i think it was a pretty ick fix considering the weather conditions outside all night. >>> some people living in somerset county, maryland, were trapped severe flooding. people who live -- trapped by veer flooding. people who live in the area say it's -- severe flooding. people who live in the area say it's the worst flooding they've seen since hurricane gloria in 1985. fox 5's bob barnard is live with a look in bethesda at how things are bad. >> reporter: not as bad as in other parts of maryland, montgomery county officials saying today they were prepared for the worst sandy would deliver but adding we dodged a bullet. about the worst we've seen is what happened here on gl
angela mccaskill has a right under the u.s. constitution to sign any pestition anywhere in this country and not get punished for it because he does not share the political aspirations of some of the students here concerning gay marriage. >> don't be -- to sign a petition. >> reporter: the arguments were remarkably similar from the marriage equality crowd gathered at the entrance. >> all dr. mccaskill did was to exercise her right under the maryland state constitution to exercise her civic duty. >> reporter: mongol urk debt students, some feel the quick suspension was wrong. >> i think that they should have met with the people who were concerned and had a did on log with them first. >> reporter: others question the judgement of the chief diversity officer. >> she should be careful. it seems like a conflict of interest, she should have been impartial on this. >> reporter: among the students gathered near the demonstrators, they were watching and it appeared to me the majority of them support the administration's decision to suspend dr. mccaskill. we didn't run a poll but that is the feeli
were here last night, i'm excited. i think that will carry us over. >> what was that like? >> it was very exciting. especially toward the end when jason hit that home run. it was incredible and the atmosphere was great. >> reporter: and as you see live now, bryce harper is waiting to get into the ballpark. no, just a fan wearing one of the many named jerseys here. i did go over to the nats ticket box window and the cheapest seat you can get, the only seat is a $315 ticket to one of the suites. that's all they have left. they sold the standing room only seats this morning. they went fast. so really, if you don't have a ticket, i'm assuming all these people do, then if you don't have a ticket, it's going to cost you $300 plus to see this game. a cool night, windy, one of our guys clocked a 30-mile an hour gust. it's been windy. we don't know what it will do for the home run balls. but everybody is excited. still 3 1/2 hours until the first pitch. people are here and looking forward to this game. >> thanks, bob. i know the ticket won't be cheap, but hopefully it will be wo
prosperous middle east allied with us, i share this hope but hope is not a strategy. we can't support our friends and defeat our enemies when our words are not backed up by deeds. >> the obama campaign said that romney has been an unmitigated disaster on foreign policy. president obama is still in california today. where he announced the establishment of the cesar chavez national monument. he paid respects at the labor leader's grave along with the widow of chavez and greeted a crowd gathered there and told him how he made a difference in the highways of countless farm workers. >> a boycot of table grapes in california eventually grow 17 million supporters across the country. forcing them to agree to the first farm contract in history. whether -- where it was once despair, he gave workers a recent -- reason to hope. >> the polls have the president leading mitt romney in california and among latino voters. there is good news for mitt romney on the heels of his performance in the first presidential debate. several new polls show him closing the gap between him and president obama. how big o
, the hurricane is picking up speed and should make landfall soon. thanks for staying with us for our continuing coverage as hurricane heads up the coast. i'm shawn indian say. >> and brian boller it. school closings already coming in as you might expect. find those scroll at the top of your screen. there's helpful information about shelters, numbers for power companies and more scrolling at the bottom of the screen. >> sandy should make landfall in southern new jersey; but the impact will be felt for miles and the worst is yet to come. at last check, the storm center was within 50 miles of the city. city. it is forming a powerful super storm like we've never seen before. >> for the latest let's turn to sue in the weather center. sue, i understand this storm about to make landfall near atlanta city. >> yeah. going to be real close. we just got the update from the national hurricane center. it's 0 miles to the south of atlanta city, 30 miles from cape may. so you can do the math. still moving to the north, northwest at 20 miles per hour. it will be ashore probably between 6 and 6:30 somewhere in
suicide bomber struck during a joint u.s. and afghan patrol. the u.s. troops and afghan police officers had just gotten out of their vehicles. they were walking toward a market when the bomber rammed his bike into them, detonating the explosives. three americans were killed, along with their translator, four afghan police officers, and six civilians also killed. the bombing comes one day after the u.s. death toll in the war in afghanistan reached 2,000. >>> a white house official tonight acknowledged that hackers tried to infiltrate the white house computer system. the official said the cyber attack was thwarted and that there was no evidence the hackers removed any data. the official also said the targeted network does not contain classified information. last year google blamed computer hackers in china for a similar effort against the g-mail accounts of several hundred people there. today officials would not say whether the white house attack was linked to china. >>> the champagne is in the killer at nats park. tonight the nats will try to clinch the national league east title and the
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